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Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
dialogue, continue to discuss with them and other technology companies what it is we reading they need to stay in the city. they indicated strongly there were about 30 of us to meet -- they really had to look at the long term. what could we do to not punished job creation? so we have had a very robust discussion with all the different elements of our business community. we are at the cusp now of making some long-term decisions about replacing our payroll tax with some ideas of hybrids and gross receipts. >> i want to follow up on that. what surprises did you hear when you met with all those businesses? >> they wanted to be engaged. that was the number-one thing that they said. the city, if you wanted job creation, innovation, you had to create an ongoing dialogue. we listened carefully and acted on it. we created a whole technology group. ron conaway and others have stepped up and said, why don't we have a consistent voice? yes we have the chamber of commerce, the wonderful group we have worked with for many years, but why not also have an additional voice? so we formed sf city, a citi
Jan 12, 2013 6:30pm EST
technology can fix the budget, revive the american dream, and establish obama's legacy." the co-authors are former fcc officials, reed hundt and blair levin. thank you for being on "the communicators." how can technology to ask the budget and help us over the fiscal cliff? >> that is the subtitle. it is a bit of a mouthful. the fundamental idea is that if you spend time in silicon valley, if you spend time in detroit where the automobile industry is being rebuilt, if you spend time outside of the beltway, you will see that america has the ability to generate abundance or the world. if you only spent time inside the beltway, it looks like a zero sum game, lose-lose. what we have tried to say in the book is -- what are the lessons of the technology set her? -- sector? how can they give us ideas that we can pass into law in washington, d.c. bank? >-- d.c.? >> you talk about two different platforms. >> you can look at areas where they can absorb a lot of capital and were government has appropriate levers. the two that we are really focused on is what we call the power platform, the
Jan 14, 2013 8:00am EST
on the future of technology. then google chairman eric schmidt talks about his company's new innovations and the impact on technology on society. after that, we'll be live at johns hopkins university with the start of an all-day summit on reducing gun violence in the u.s. >> host: well, there's a new e-book on the market, and it's called "the politics of abundance. how technology can fix the budget, revive the american dream and establish obama's legacy." the co-authors are both former fcc officials. reed hundt is the former chairman of the fcc in the clinton administration, and blair levin spent many years there, most recently as part of their national broadband plan, the executive director. gentlemen, thanks for being on "the communicators." mr. hundt, your book's subtitle, how can technology fix the budget and help us over the so so-of called fiscal cliff? >> guest: well, it is a the subtitle. it's a bit of a mouthful, but the fundamental idea here is if you spend time in silicon valley, if you spend time in detroit where the automobile industry is being rebuilt, if you spend time out
Jan 12, 2013 8:00pm EST
their 2013 festival, focusing on economics, technology, and media. at the event, the google executive chairman eric schmidt discussed the importance of mobile devices and technology on society. his remarks are about 35 minutes. >> an introduction to our conversation on technology, so please welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause] >> thank you. is very good to be here. >> i do want to thank you very much for stepping in on such short notice. >> i was coming anyway. >> coming and speaking in public are two very different things. i want to ask you -- we have a load of questions for you from the floor as well. a want to ask you how technology will change our lives in various different ways in 2013. what we might do is start and then panicked out and go bigger -- pan out and go bigger. there are a number of google initiatives that might change logs. one is google glass, this idea of wearable computing. is that something we will see more and more next year and beyond that? >> the technology works. if you have not heard of google glass, it is glasses that sit right abo
Jan 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
a global perspective on the upcoming year in the areas of business, economics, technology, and media. at the event, google executive chairman eric schmidt discussed new and ovations, the importance of mobile devices and the impact of technology on society. his remarks are about 35 minutes. >> that is an introduction to our conversation on technology. these welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause]>> thank you very much, good to see you. >> first of all, i do want to thank you very much for stepping in at such short notice. >> i was planning on coming anyway. >> humming and speaking in public are two slightly different things. thank you very much. we have a load of questions for you from the floor, but i want to ask you about how technology will change our lives in various different ways in 2013. what i thought is to start small and go bigger. in the publication, we mention a number of google initiatives that are fascinating in the way that they might change lives. one is google glass so the idea of wearable computing. is that going to be available next year and b
Jan 12, 2013 11:00pm PST
and hollywood. how the relationship inspires new technology. we go one on one with the chief technology officer at dreamworks. oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to to enter. >>> the flu is spreading across most of the country. new york is reporting five times as many cases this year as last. and officials declared a public health emergency today. many people who haven't received the flu shot are scrambling to get the vaccine. kimberly terry has more for us. >> reporter: with the demand for that vaccine so high, many pharmacies across the bay area are telling us that the supply is either very low or they're completely out. clearly, there's nothing fun about the flu. but now it's officially an epidemic. >> i expect in most parts of the country, we'll continue to see inf influenza. >> reporter: there are been
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
, which has specially selected the department of human services to receive technology design services from cfa to increase access to public benefits by the city's lowest income residents. >> thank you. for this item we have dave curtis. >> good morning, chairman chu, commissioners -- commissioners. supervisors. happy new year to everybody. this particular resolution we're kind of excited about. it's a technology grant. we were fortunate to be chosen by code for america to participate in this. code for america is a relatively new nonprofit that's been doing some cutting edge technology working with various cities throughout the united states and connecting citizens to their government. this particular one we're straying from their model slightly in that we're folkuousing on a specific group of clients in developing a technology solution to help clients access benefits they're entitled to quicker than normal channels. so, the purpose of thises they will be providing us three fellows that are in the selection process now, and these are techy people who will be coming and interviewing, working
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
technology heading and should know his products are in the most coveted devices out there. ashley: stocks extending into the second session with all three major indices closing in the red. eight of 10 s&p sectors ended lower. telecom, industrials the worst performing sectors while health care and materials boosted games. the big winner in the precious metal, platinum jumped 1.7% settling above $1580 per ounce, gold also rising and in the green up 1% to snap a three session losing streak. u.s. small business owner confidence increasing just slightly almost flat for december but remaining after record low levels. the national federation reporting the index rose a half a point, the survey planning uncertainty surrounding the fiscal cliff negotiations as a drag on sentiment last month. sandra: chief investment officer, we are waiting on earnings from the aluminum maker alcoa, the unofficial kickoff of the fourth quarter earnings season. the average estimate right now heading into that is $0.06 per share in revenue. larry, looking at these markets today, and other down day, what is this tellin
Jan 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
with youths to boost selling. how important is technology given the fact that such an important customer is this young person who is savvy with technology? >> for me being on line is part of the reality of every brand inside ppr. we need to have perfect e-commerce activity to make sure that the basic e-commerce functions are at the right level. but this is not enough to differentiate yourself from the other mainstream brands. so the next step would be even more important. >> fashion designer alexander wang, named creative director recently. this is a 100-year-old high-end fashion house. does appointing a young american designer as the head mean you're stable brands is shifting? >> no, the brand is not shifting. the designer is shifting. and i like the wang which is amazing, this young guy, he's so talented and did such a wonderful job in building his own brand here in america. international brand now. now that he wants to express his talent, also, in another dimension, which is very high luxury brand. >> when you're at a fashion show, what is going through your mind in terms of, you know
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
this is a different technology, as you have not seen us deploy before. this is wi-fi technology. normally we come before you and we ask for your permission to put up macro sites which are 4 feet by 2 feet panel antennas somewhere between 9 and 12. these are wi-fi technologies, about the size of this notebook, more accurately the size of an ipad. so, the 6 you see going in the size of an ipad, the one we're asking for at 1101 fillmore is 20 inches by 7 inches. so, they're very small technology. unfortunately the nature of this technology is that it only accommodates data. it does not accommodate every single spectrum and every single technology that run on our network. so, what has happened is we have decided to place three wi-fi sites in the center of two macro sites to pull off the capacity from those macro sites that are overloaded right now to serve our customers better. there is a lot of community. there is a lot of stuff going on on the fillmore corridor. it is amazing to see, to be part of it. but it's also creating a lot of people to congregate in one spot, putting a lot of, a lot of press
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
's talk about the technology, what is it and how does it work? there are three types of solar actually when you sauk about solar. i want to avoid the confusion to make sure we're focusing on the right one. two of them involve heating water and they're very viable technologies, can be very coast effective but we're not going to deal with them right now. one is solar pool heating. it pumps the water up there, heats it, runs it through there, the sun heats it and back into the pool. this one is called solar thermal or solar hot water. it heats domestic hot water or d.h.w. that's your hot water that you use four showers and dishwashers. we're going to talk about solar electric. they have the same technology as computer chips. they're similar in structure to that tran cystor-like computer chip technology based on silicon. the best thing about them is there are no moving parts and they last a long time. there are cells, modules, and arrays. a cell is one of these pieces here. it's a small unit wired together in a certain way to produce half a volt. these are hooked together in whatever size
Jan 7, 2013 8:00am EST
' round table on technology and telecom issues expected to be in play in 2013. then, senator john mccain and others speak at the annual halifax security forum on the u.s. role in global politics. and later we're live from the brookings institution with a forum on potential budget cuts to defense spending and how they could affect the nation's national security. >> host: well, with the 113th congress convening this month, we thought we'd take this opportunity on "the communicators" and look at their legislative agenda and the policy agenda of the federal communications commission. joining us are three reporters who cover technology policy. gautham nagesh of congressional quarterly, what's an issue that you see forthcoming in the next congress? >> guest: well, i think cybersecurity remains the top priority because of its national security implications. we saw that congress failed to reach an agreement on cybersecurity legislation in 2012 as perhaps many would have predicted. they remain very far apart because industry is very opposed to any sort of cybersecurity standards. that being s
Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
at the legislative agenda and the policy agenda. joining us our three wonderful reporters that cover technology politics. gautham nagesh, , what dc is the security issues? >> as many would have predicted, they remain far apart in the post to any kind of security standard. that being said, the administration has threatened to implement a lot of fair legislation of the executive order. which includes negotiating leverage, and we also have reports that president obama issued a secret directive that address some of the administration and the private sector. regardless, we will see more action on cybersecurity coming out. it is still a difficult process. >> host: we go back to the secret directive. >> guest: it's very difficult to say. neutrality could be a big issue in the next year. they are considering the ftc's rules and accept the sec back to square one, whether it's a push in congress to enact a law, a possibility that i don't see the house republicans going for. >> host: tuesday the court making a decision and having neutrality on the. >> guest: if they uphold the rule, then they will be safe
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
to innovation. >>> 13 years ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets p
Jan 12, 2013 2:30am PST
a programmer says something is going to take three weeks, if you don't have a background in technology, you kind of have to take him at his word, right. i've invited joel today. joel is founder of stack exchange and a recognized expert on development that has a blog as well. >> thanks for having me on. >> i hear this from a lot of people that they feel almost held prisoner by their i.t. team. if you tell your marketing person, we need this marketing program launched, you can tell what they're doing. but it's i.t. team, it's like behind this dark cloud. how do you deal with that? >> the first advice i give people is make sure you got two phases to the projects. a design phase and an implementation phase. i think where they go wrong, they try to dive into something and you never know what you're going to get when you're done. >> so at what point you can say -- you can say you have two weeks for design or three weeks for implementation, or do you not know the implementation until you set the design? >> yeah, that's exactly it. i think even programmers don't know this. so that's your job, i thi
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
yesterday about this technology, a thin coating that protects electronics from water being applied to a sony phone. is sony's agreement with hzo exclusive so far as you know? > > so far as i know it is not hzo's technology that sony is using, it's their own proprietary way of protecting the circuitry, and they have got tempered glass on both the front and the back of their android z - their xperia z smart phone is what you're referring to - and it does allow you to submerge it in water for up to 30 minutes, and that is good news for people who have accidently dropped their phone in a toilet or the sink. but hzo is a separate company altogether that i believe is inking deals with various smartphone manufacturers, and that does apply a thin coating to the internal circuitry of smart phones at the manufacturing level - so it's not something consumers do. but i believe that they are not exclusive to any one manufacturer at this point in time. i remember seeing them at the 2011 ctia wireless show and being impressed with their technology. > you know mark, there are eight automakers at this year's
Jan 9, 2013 5:30am PST
technology. but what are the side effects? rob reynolds has more. >> many great leaps forward in information technology and computing were made here at the california institute of technology. in his lab, this electrical engineering professor is working on a project. he says information technology is ushering in a new stage in human social development. >> in a way, you could argue we are becoming part of a larger organisms through interconnection. that we are experiencing. it creates a lot more global awareness. you can pretty much know about what is going on in every corner of the world. almost instantaneously. >> 40 years ago, the internet was in its infancy. cell phones were big and clunky and the smartphone was over a decade away. laptop computers, let alone today's tablets an ultrathins, did not exist. when george bush became president, there was no facebook. if youtube were a child, it would barely be out of kindergarten. the ipod is just a teenager. iphone and ipad still in diapers, figure to release speaking. they are so new yet so ubiquitous that a whole generation can hardly imagine
Jan 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy generations. wind turbines located on the n
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
havee &pbeen in the driver's seat. now, autooakers are picking up the pace with apps and technology aimed at keeping drivers conneeted behind the wheel. karin caifa gets us up to speed, in his week's &p smartphhnes do a go - diiectionss maybe someeto roadside assistance. for the most part, that hone works &pseparately froo the dashboard the new trend in autos is to change that. "the focus of consuuer electronics are how influencinn thh drive. so time, things integrated that we've never seen ii a car before." q-n-xxsoftware says they've created a "connected a curved touch screen that can display tweets aad emails, behind the wheel, and a web t - doors or check the ggs tank froo theer smartphone. the adapted to any price point. pxxanding daahboard technology is the oal of a program paunched by ford at tte international onsumer electronics show -- inviting outssde developers to take a crack t aading in-car apps to the automaker's sync applink platform. "weeknow that &pconsumers are reachinggfor in-vehicle technology doeen't - to give them the opportunity to control their a
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
new technology is headed our way, boys. not talking about a pad of paper. actual pad like ipad but the move, texture of an ipad. >> takes the weight, thickness out of it. >> made with flexible plastic. put together by queens university in cooperation with plastics and intel lab. >> this thing has an intel core i processor inside. >> the ipads are small enough. right? this thing looks like when you're trying to read it, there's a glare, because of the light. it can bend. i don't necessarily think this is better. i think it's technology for technology's sake. >> it may not be better yet, but this kind of technology, is the genesis of something really awesome. >> researchers say in the next five, ten yeeshgs the computers, the tablets, everything, they're going to be like this. >>> on the show we've seen gopro videos on everything you could possibly imagine. but now there's a video involving a gopro camera that's gone crazy viral. >> oh, my gosh. oh! ♪ >> oh! >> that's awesome. >> yes. an older fella here got his gopro attached to his trombone. this guy isn't in everyday trom
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> i would think by all the technology there would be a way to call or text. >> hospital visitors were also concerned. >> it's not safe at all. there's nothing we could really do about it. i would rather transfer to another hospital. >> here's another look at his mug shot. if you see him you're to call 911. >>> channel two news. >>> the weather is cold and getting colder. around the bay area tonight with another there warning in effect. today, homeless families took refuge from the weather at this shelter. at night, they'll go to a church. the families can get outside and out of the cold. >> just like people, pets need shelter from the cold and that was the word at tony laruruza's animal shelter. they recommend outdoor pets should come inside tonight, and downtown livermore we saw people bun delled up. temperatures are forecasted -- bun delled up. our meteorologist -- bundeled up. >> here's a look at what we can expect. >> temperatures have been dropping off rapidly. from the 7:00-hour, and already down into the lower 40s toward walnut creek. san jose around 47 degrees. as far as the f
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
the sun and looked impressive. >> it's an old technology we have been using since before world war ii. but it's a basic building block for meteorological analysis. >> weather balloons are designed to self-destruct and float back to earth after a certain amount of time. meteorologists like our very own lawrence karnow it may have been released from oakland. >>> disney may be laying off workers. that's according to reuters. the company started an internal cost-cutting review several weeks ago and could lead to layoffs. some could come in jobs no longer needed due to improvements in technology. disney is also said to be looking at redundant operations that could be eliminated to save money. >>> a new study finds that a small group of drivers can often cause the majority of bay area traffic jams. researchers from uc-berkeley and mit tracked more than 350,000 drivers through their cell phone and gps signals. when a group came from outlying neighborhoods to travel long distances at the same time, they often clogged up freeways. caltrans and local agencies
Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
for parthenogenesis, human biology, has it ever occurred? >> before technology, i'm sure technologically we can do all sorts of things. >> before technology. >> before technology do virgins -- how would i know? have i don't know, it seems to me if you're trying to establish the legitimacy of mary being a virgin one thing you would want to inquire is if it's ever happened independently of mythology and technogy. >> well, i would wonder how i'd have access to that information. there is -- >> well, you're among all those boston scholars. what do you do in recreation, don't you ask questions like -- >> no, that tends not to be one of the things we talk about. with my grandmother, yes. with scholars, no. >> so you come down on the side that it was a true virgin bir, correct? >> i think it's very clear that the gospel writers thought so. appear we have no information with which to dispute them. i'm willing to go with it. >> may i say one more thing on this point? one of the things that the gospel writers do and matthew and luke in particular of the four that we have, is that they turn to using the bible, th
Jan 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
big hurdle to come and as part of my plan i made technology to cut through base businesses a top priority for me the work is well under way supervisor and it's important that it get done in a way that it's thorough and leads to improvement for at this's small business and is that will take time because we know that the plan is more important than and action and i want to give ouch indicate on real work being date of birth to help the small businesseses. this november we launched enterprise zone web appear and it requires businesses to hail in an licks and application fee and we replace that had with an online app where businesses can apply for these credits and pie the fee on time and so now business and is manufactures and other businesses can save time while saving money at the same time. a new tool called smart pdf is being utility liesed by a majority of departments to make it easier for businesses to fill out applications online. departments such as tax and treasure and entertainment commission are now accepting online payments but the biggest task the one that i know you a
Jan 9, 2013 8:30am PST
items. the first was an update on the current technology initiatives in sfsud. and i want to thank matt kensey and his team, we just have been able to advance by leaps and bounds. all of our schools are wired for the internet. there is still some last mile connectivity issues. but i want to acknowledge our previous superintendent, carlos garcia that made sure that was money in the qta dedicated to infrastructure. and some of you know in a previous life i worked in high-tech. and when i came to san francisco and saw some of the antiquated systems we use in the city and the school system, it was appalling. but in a short time they have brought our schools up to the 21st century, and it was good to hear a reporting on that. and we secondly took up a pathway to community contracting and hiring a resolution on local hire. and we discussed the proposed resolution, suggested some language changes. there will be further discussions in january and february. we were talking about having stakeholder meetings during this time to really flush out that resolution. staff is hoping to put together a fi
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Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. ashley: the s&p closing at a five-year high, but shares of herbalife falling today. let's heated back to the floor of the -- let's head back to the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole? >> reporter: another day of busy headlines for herbalife. here it is. today it closed down 1.8%. herbalife is a name that has grabbed the headlines since b the middle of december. today were the presentations. of course, you have two sides going on, right? you have bill actman and pershing square being so worried about herbalife. they were shorting the company, talking about it being a pyramid. on the other hand, herbalife has been so adamant about the fact that these allegations are incorrect. so this keeps building and building. and today, even today we saw volatility in this stock. so way back in december when you had ackerman coming out and talking about that, he said the stock tanking 35% in one week. but today back and forth action again and down almost 2%. of course, we're going the continue to follow
Jan 13, 2013 7:00pm PST
"technological unemployment." there is a lot of it going around, with more to come. at the vanguard of this new wave of automation is the field of robotics. everyone has a different idea of what a robot is and what they look like, but the broad universal definition is a machine that can perform the job of a human. they can be mobile or stationary, hardware or software, and they are marching out of the realm of science fiction and into the mainstream. ♪ ♪ the age of robots has been anticipated since the beginning of the last century. fritz lang fantasized about it in his 1927 film, "metropolis." in the 1940s and '50s, robots were often portrayed as household help. >> may i take your hat and coat? >> kroft: and by the time the "star wars" trilogy arrived, robots, with their computerized brains and nerve systems, had been fully integrated into our imagination. now they're finally here, but instead of serving us, we find them competing for our jobs; and according to m.i.t. professors erik brynjolfsson and andrew mcafee, one of the reasons for the jobless recovery. >> andrew mcafee: our economy
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm EST
that with technology, earnings before taxation, depreciation and ammortization. and we are are looking for guests on this. this would have to be private equity or consortium. is this a competitor along with a prif at equity form? that's my experience. folks, if these reports are true, this could be one of the biggest technology buyouts. who knows, this could be led by michael dell who has been frustrated by lack of return on his stock over the last decade. >> john, what are you hearing on this and who might be the possible buyout person? >> i haven't heard anything specific yet but this is something i touched on with michael dell. not something you shot the dor on. not something he said would he do. but the last time i sat down with him, it does come up. we have to see where this goes. dell clearly taking a beating in the markets. now, so you know, it opens up the possibility of this kind of thing but rumors get floated about. many companies an you never know which way we will go. >> dave, what do you make of this? >> it wouldn't surprise me if we saw a lot of chatter build up. there is a big tra
Jan 11, 2013 10:30am PST
there already but doesn't fill all the roof tops and there is new technology coming out all the time. we have been challenged in the solar technology arena because traditional technology has heavy weight technology that always challenged the integrity of roof tops, and moscone is the one we found and let that be for one of these companies and light ultralight technology and use, cheaper way of getting solar out there and we're going to allow them to demonstrate their product on top of our mos connie roof and that is an example we're doing in utilizing all of the agency's cooperations and make sure the start ups can use real testing sites in the city. that is thanks to the hardand kelly and the manager at puc and barbara hale and the second thing we're going to do is take a page out of what we're doing with clean tech and biotech life sciences. you see what mission bay is doing. they have for the last ten years building up a ecosystem of pharmaceutical companies and san francisco medical center and integrated around with the research teams to form a very strong research center and because of
Jan 10, 2013 9:30pm PST
are right behind me. to some of the leading technology companies in the valley. we have companies that raise anywhere from a thousand dollars to $25 million that have sort of been housed with us. some of the coolest things that have happened at the hatchery two people sitting next to each other working on the same app for six months decided to merge and raise a million dollars for their company. so, collaborative consumption is something we truly believe in and having spent a couple of years working with the likes of jane, brian, tina lee and a bunch of other people who have been sort of working on this open data problem, it's been sort of exciting to sort of see it come to fruition today and see sort of the progress that they've made. so, for me this is sort of -- it's been fun to sort of watch this team of people come together and do what they do and make san francisco a 21st century city. so, you know, it's an honor to welcome the mayor back to the hatchery, the new hatchery. we invite you, supervisor chiu, to our monthly infamous happy hours where bourbon and branch caters to meet with o
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engin
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
the school of technology. they financed my droctor's deg ree. good dna. good bloodline. military career -- any segue to nasa. talk about how you morphed into getting into nasa. we will of course get two apollo 11. -- to apollo 11. >> was a west point friend of mine. he was one year behind me. ed white, he was quite instrumental in my getting into the space program. we were in the same squadron in germany. be rotated back a lot earlier. life magazine came out and showed ensures of these capsules that were part of the mercury program. it said that the astronauts who were going to be selected are all going to be graduates of islet schools. -- pilot schools. that would have been a good thing. that was my career to look over airplanes and judge airplanes that are current and will be flown by our people. i had my eyes a good bit beyond that. before i went there, i was always looking ahead into the future. i went to mit. i communicated with ed white after i made the smartest decision of my life, which was to take what i knew how to do, which is intercept airplanes in the air and decide that th
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am EST
. what a difference a few short years make. by developing new technology to access potential new sources like oil shale, which often goes not talked about, we will be able to dramatically increase our energy potential and role as the global energy leader. oil shale in the western united today is estimated at 800 billion barrels, which is nearly three times the proven oil reserve of saudi arabia. as the numbers clearly show, we in the industry are investing in america's future. and we'll be sharing what that means through a new campaign we are launching over the next few weeks, which will focus on raising understanding of the unique and foundational role of the u.s. oil and natural gas industry and what it means to our economy. what it means for our communities, and for o- america's lives, for revenue, for refining, and what it means ultimately to job creation and economic recovery. oil and natural gas companies support 9.2 million jobs and could easily support an additional 1.4 million jobs by 2030 through the inindustry's investment in energy production and refining. if they create new
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bouncing back. in technologies, healthcare, hewlett-packard some names are helping the dow along. dagen: thank you very much nicole. connell: then there's samsung which has the popular galaxy phone. it's been a headache of sorts for apple and iphone sales. we're going to talk to samsung's product manager about that. that's coming up next. dagen: how about apple coming out with a lower end cheaper iphone maybe. big story in "wall street journal." the judge is here on tracking your kids at school, a new court ruling on rfid tags and why kids might have to wear them. take a look at completely unrelated, but hey, if you're going to europe, what's the exchange rate on the euro. >> 21 minutes past the hour i'm gregg jarrett with your fox news minute. more than 50 people injured after a high speed passenger ferry hit a dock in lower manhattan this morning. the ferry reportedly struck the dock pulling into the pier opening a large gash on the side of the ship's bow. vice president joe biden currently meeting with gun safety and victims groups. the sit-down part of a series of gathering he will
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